Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
GMP Securities 50% 0% 50% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
finnCap 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Goldman Sachs 12% 32% 40% 84.0%
Haitong Securities 50% 17% 17% 83.4%
Investec 0% 20% 60% 80.0%
Berenberg 21% 32% 21% 73.8%
AlphaValue 14% 29% 29% 71.5%
Jefferies Interna... 12% 24% 33% 69.6%
Panmure Gordon 17% 17% 33% 66.7%
RBC Capital Markets 8% 33% 25% 66.6%
Peel Hunt 22% 13% 26% 60.8%
Morgan Stanley 20% 10% 30% 60.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 11% 22% 26% 59.2%
Liberum Capital 25% 22% 11% 58.3%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
GMP Securities 50.00%
Haitong Securities 50.00%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Bryan Garnier 25.00%
Liberum Capital 25.00%
Peel Hunt 21.74%
Berenberg 21.05%
Morgan Stanley 20.00%
N+1 Singer 20.00%
Barclays Capital 19.05%
Panmure Gordon 16.67%
HSBC 15.38%
Deutsche Bank 15.00%
Numis 14.29%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
finnCap 100.00%
Investec 60.00%
GMP Securities 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%
Goldman Sachs 40.00%
Jefferies International 33.33%
Panmure Gordon 33.33%
Morgan Stanley 30.00%
AlphaValue 28.57%
Peel Hunt 26.09%
Exane BNP Paribas 25.93%
RBC Capital Markets 25.00%
Citigroup 25.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 22.58%
Berenberg 21.05%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Beaufort Securities 50.00%
RBC Capital Markets 33.33%
Goldman Sachs 32.00%
Berenberg 31.58%
AlphaValue 28.57%
HSBC 26.92%
JP Morgan Cazenove 25.81%
Jefferies International 24.24%
Credit Suisse 23.08%
Liberum Capital 22.22%
Macquarie 22.22%
Exane BNP Paribas 22.22%
Numis 21.43%
Investec 20.00%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Bryan Garnier 75.00%
Shore Capital 68.18%
N+1 Singer 60.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 57.14%
Macquarie 55.56%
Credit Suisse 53.85%
Barclays Capital 52.38%
Numis 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%
Beaufort Securities 50.00%
HSBC 46.15%
JP Morgan Cazenove 45.16%
Liberum Capital 41.67%
Citigroup 41.67%